Cambria, Illinois

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Cambria, Illinois

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High Points

Cambria strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 9% Cambria Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 15% Cambria Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Cambria, Illinois

Comparing Cambria to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 7 7
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Senior Citizens 2 3
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 3
Portion of People Married 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 5
Median Family Income 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Affordability of Rents 6 7
People Living Alone 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5

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Cambria Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 86 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Williamson
P.O. Box Zip Codes 62915
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.781
Longitude -89.119

Cambria Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station DU QUOIN 4 SE
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Distance 41.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
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Cambria Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,330 100%
Male 637 47.9%
Female 693 52.1%
Under 18 350 26.3%
18+ 980 73.7%
65+ 142 10.7%
Median Age 30.3
Average Family Size 2.91
White 1,264 95%
African-American 30 2.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.5%
Other 10 0.8%
Mixed Race 19 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 1.7%

Estimated Cambria Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,338
Growth 8
Growth % 0.6%

Cambria Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 18.5%
US/American 16.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.3%
German 15.4%
English 10.3%
Italian 4%
Scottish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Polish 1.6%
Swedish 1.6%
British 1.4%
Croatian 1.3%
Welsh 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
European 0.7%
French Canadian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
African 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cambria 1,330 $34,688
Carterville 4,616 $44,722
Colp 224 $14,286
Crainville 992 $48,021
Energy 1,175 $39,554
Herrin 11,298 $39,108
Hurst 805 $30,250
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